Interim Category Buyer

Macildowie Associates.
16 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Macildowie is delighted to be working in partnership with a growing Coventry based business as they look to strengthen their Procurement division. We are looking to recruit a number of Interim Category Buyers from a manufacturing background as we look to resource the permanent roles.

Reporting into the Senior Category Managers, these roles will cover a number of categories and be responsible for the following tasks:

* Implement effective sourcing strategies
* Analyse current supply and spend to produce robust forecasting tools
* Develop & implement savings plan for the relevant categories
* Drive the implementation of projects and new process
* Lead supplier negotiations
* Manage raw material pipeline
* Produce monthly update reports on progress

To be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

* Previous experience within a Buying capacity ideally within Manufacturing
* Able to manage a cost portfolio whilst driving cost savings back to the business
* Strong communicator, able to build excellent working relationships
* Lead complex negotiations
* Ability to influence and implement change
* Robust character, with the drive to make an impact.

This is a growing company based in Coventry with excellent transport links. They are a market leading organisation in their field, and are about to embark on the next stage of growth.

They offer car parking, on-site restaurant and modern offices to work in.

Ideally this would be a daily rate assignment, and would pay between £150 - £175 depending if you are PAYE or LTD.

Please apply as these roles are urgent.

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